(Updated) Scanning Woes, Pandoc bugs, Let's Encrypt

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March Meeting: (Updated) Scanning Woes, Pandoc bugs, Let's Encrypt

Date: March 3, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Location: Algonquin College (Woodroffe Campus), room B185

Note This meeting is at the Woodroff campus of Algonquin in Building T, room T-303 at 7:00pm

This month we will be having a few short talks on scanning, document conversion and SSL certificates.

2016 AGM & Election

The April meeting will be the AGM and election of officers. We need to get 20 people (our quorum) to show up, so if you are free on April 7, please come out. An additional message will be sent with more information on the AGM and election.

Pre-meeting:

There will be a one hour pre-meeting item from 18:00 to 19:00 for people who are new to Linux, have general questions, or wish to help out with people who are just getting started.

After Meeting Social:

After the meeting, there will be a social event at one of the nearby pubs or restaurants. A short discussion and vote as to location will be taken then.

GPG Keysigning:

After the main talk there will be the opportunity for a GPG key signing. This is a monthly offering, just look for Scott after the talk and we can go from there. Bring some kind of photo ID and some keyslips if you expect people to sign your key.If you need some method of creating pages of keyslips, there is an online slip generator available.

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Scanning woes

Speaker: John C. Nash

John will be sharing his experiences with scanning technology over the past few years.


About the Speaker

Retired Professor of Management at U of Ottawa.

  • 2006 - May -- Pres. of OCLUG -- Now I'll have to learn more about Linux!
  • 2007 - Mar -- have learned a lot, including how much still to learn.
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Pandoc bugs

Speaker: John C. Nash

John will be describing bugs he has discovered during his use of pandoc in generating ebooks


About the Speaker

Retired Professor of Management at U of Ottawa.

  • 2006 - May -- Pres. of OCLUG -- Now I'll have to learn more about Linux!
  • 2007 - Mar -- have learned a lot, including how much still to learn.
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Let's Encrypt

Speaker: Scott Murphy

Scott will give a short introduction to the new free SSL service currently in beta called "Let's Encrypt"


About the Speaker

Scott has been haunting server rooms and using/administrating Unix and Unix like systems for more than 30 years now. His background includes IT infrastructure, system administration, deployments and migrations, security and management. He is currently working as a consultant for the federal government.


Finding the Meeting Location

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Algonquin+College-Woodroffe,+Canada
http://www.algonquincollege.com/main/yourAlgonquinTab/directions/woodroffeMap.htm

Algonquin College is close to the corner of Woodroffe and Baseline and right across from the Baseline transitway station. Room B185 is in Building B. Free parking is available in lots 8, 9 and 12 after 5pm.



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